How to register your business
Are you looking to start a business, find a business, or register a business name? The Corporation Division of the Office of the Oregon Secretary of State can help. Visit the Secretary of State's small business registry.
Independent contractor rules
Do you have a question about Oregon independent contractor requirements? Oregon Independent Contractors can help.
Construction Contractors Board
If your business is licensed by the Construction Contractors Board, there may be unique workers’ compensation requirements. For more information, go to the
Oregon Landscape Contractors Board
Learn about Oregon requirements for
Employment law information
For information about employment laws, go to the
Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) website.
Oregon preferred workers can provide valuable incentives for you.
Apply for a preferred worker workers’ compensation insurance policy.
Office for Small Business Assistance
Housed in the Office of the Oregon Secretary of State, the
Small Business Advocate's core mission is to assist entrepreneurs who believe they have been subject to unreasonable or unfair state regulatory actions.
Oregon OSHA consultation services
To learn about no-cost, confidential services to help avoid safety hazards, go to the
Oregon OSHA website.
Look up an employer's coverage
coverage information for a business.
Call or text David Waki at 971-283-0997 or Caitlin Breitbach at 503-329-4260
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